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6 Lag BaOmer Customs and Traditions You Should Know - 29 Jan 2018
Lag BaOmer is a festive day on the Jewish calendar, celebrating the anniversary of the passing of the great sage and mystic Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar. It also commemorates another event. In the weeks between Passover and Shavuot, ...
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IN PICTURES: Hundreds of thousands mark Lag Bao'mer in Meron

The Jerusalem Post - 03 May 2018
Lag Bao'mer marks the 33rd day of the counting of the Omer, a 49-day period of introspection and anticipation, which starts on the second day of Passover and culminates in the joyful holiday of Shavuot. Lag Bao'mer interrupts the solemn atmosphere of ...
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At least 30 injured in Lag Ba'omer bonfire explosion in London

The Jerusalem Post - 03 May 2018
Lag Ba'omer marks the 33rd day of the counting of the days between the holidays of Passover and Shavuot and the end of a minor mourning period recognizing the deaths of thousands of students of the second-century CE sage Rabbi Akiva. Lag Ba'omer ...
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Lag B'Omer holiday to be celebrated throughout South Florida

Sun Sentinel - 27 Apr 2018
There will be many outdoor events taking place at South Florida congregations in celebration of Lag B'Omer beginning on the evening of May 2. The holiday takes place annually on the 33rd day of the Omer, between the major Jewish holidays of Passover ...
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WATCH: Live Video From Kever Rashbi In Meron, Lag BaOmer 5778

Yeshiva World News - 03 May 2018
(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE). Hundreds of thousands of Jews are participating in the annual celebration of Lag Ba'Omer in Meron. Police in the quiet town situated just one mountain away from the mystical city of Tzfas are expecting half a million Jews ...
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Ten injured in Lag BaOmer bonfire explosion in Stamford Hill

Jewish News - 03 May 2018
Stamford Hill leaders have praised the response of Jewish volunteers after a giant fire lit to celebrate the eve of the Lag BaOmer holiday exploded in a fireball. As questions were raised about whether authorities would continue to grant future ...
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London Lag B'Omer bonfire erupts into fireball; said to injure 30

The Times of Israel - 03 May 2018
Some 30 British Jews were reportedly injured in London's Stamford Hill neighborhood on Wednesday evening when a bonfire erupted into a large explosion during a celebration of the Lag B'Omer festival. Medics treated about 30 people at the scene, the ...
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30 wounded in London Lag B'Omer bonfire explosion

Ynetnews - 03 May 2018
30 wounded in London Lag B'Omer bonfire explosion. While several blazes erupted in Israel during customary Lag B'Omer celebrations, bonfire in London neighborhood ends in calamity as 30 people are wounded, 10 hospitalized, as fireball erupts.
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The Four Themes of LaG BaOmer

Yeshiva World News - 02 May 2018
The Ramah Shulchan Aruch (OC 493:2) that on LaG BaOmer we engage slightly in Simcha – joy. Commemorating LaG BaOmer is a serious matter. The Mogen Avrohom cites the Kavanos HaArizal that discusses a certain individual who had the habit of ...
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Fire, City Officials Fret Over Lag BaOmer Bonfire Dangers - 02 May 2018
The hot, dry weather prevailing in Israel this week has led numerous cities and towns to ban the traditional Lag BaOmer bonfires, or to severely limit them. In many localities, the authorities will hold an “authorized” bonfire, to which all residents ...
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Celebration of Lag B'Omer at Kirby Park - 04 May 2018
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The passing storm on Thursday didn't deter an outdoor celebration in Wilkes-Barre. People grilled and played games at Kirby Park to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag B'Omer. The holiday is marked with a day of picnics and parades ...
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Sex offender rabbi to be honored at Lag B'Omer festival

The Times of Israel - 02 May 2018
Literally meaning the “33rd of the Omer,” Lag B'Omer is a day during the seven weeks between the holidays of Passover and Shavuot that is not considered a day of mourning for the students of Rabbi Akiva, Bar Yohai's teacher, who tradition says perished ...
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Live: Lag B'Omer celebrations in Meron

Arutz Sheva - 03 May 2018
Live: Lag B'Omer celebrations in Meron. Tens of thousands celebrate Jewish holiday near tomb of Tannaic sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. , 02/05/18 19:19. Share. Bonfires in Meron (file). Flash90 ...

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